A Cyber Security Engineer earns an average salary of $95,767 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Security Risk Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$60,822 - $124,404
$61K
$96K
$120K
MEDIAN: $95,766
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Salary
$60,822 - $124,404  
   
Bonus
$513 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
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$59,199 - $128,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119

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Job Description for Cyber Security Engineer

  • Effectively communicate security information to fellow analysts and customers.
  • Use technical skills to respond to threats and emergency security incidents in a timely manner.
  • Lead team in engineering solutions or improvements to prevent malicious activity.
  • Use strong knowledge of computers and electronics to monitor and analyze data from various security systems.

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Key Stats for Cyber Security Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Cyber Security Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$96,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Cyber Security Engineer Salaries

Security Risk Management
up arrow 24%

Security Testing and Auditing
up arrow 7%



National Average
$96,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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